Velayudhan Keezhillam, one of many senior-most costume designers of the Malayalam movie trade handed away. The 66-year-old breathed his final at a non-public hospital in Chalakudy, on April 26, Sunday. As per the studies, the final rights of Velayudhan Keezhillam have been held at his residence at eight PM, on the identical day.
If the studies are to be believed, the senior costume designer was rushed to the hospital on Sunday afternoon, after he suffered a large cardiac arrest. Velayudhan Keezhillam’s spouse Shantha Kumari had handed away a few years again. He’s survived by son Vaishakh and daughter Ashwathi.
A number of actors and technicians of the Malayalam movie trade, together with the megastar Mammootty, expressed their grief over the senior technician’s sudden demise via their respective social media pages. Large Brother, the Mohanlal starring household entertainer which is directed by the senior filmmaker Siddique, was the final outing of Velayudhan Keezhillam.
The senior costume designer, started his movie profession at an early age, by working as a dressing up assistant within the standard movie Ulkkadal, which was directed by KG George. Velayudhan Keezhillam rose to fame with the costumes he designed for the directorial ventures of the senior filmmakers Fazil, Priyadarshan, Siddique-Lal duo, Sathyan Anthikad, Shaji Kailas, AK Lohitadas, and so forth.
The costumes designed by Velayudhan for the basic film Manichithrathazhu, which was directed by Fazil, are nonetheless so standard among the many Malayali audiences. The senior technician had bagged the Kerala State Movie Award for the Greatest Costume Design in 1994, for the costumes he designed for the film Manathe Vellitheru.